DAVAO CITY – More than 400 day care children gathered at the provincial capitol in Digos City for the culmination of the 23rd Universal Children’s Month.
The gathering, which carried the theme “Komunidad at Pamahalaan Magkaisa, Pang-aabuso sa Bata Wakasan Na” highlighted children’s performances. The event also called for an end to put an end against child abuse including prostitution, child labor and crime commission.
In a Philippine Information Agency dispatch, Vice-Governor Aileen Almendras urged mothers to keep track of their children’s performance in school as “education is the only gateway towards development.”
The province of Davao del Sur has approximately 646 day care centers with 19,245 kids enrolled. (davaotoday.com)